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October 27, 2018
Capitol Theatre hosted the Singapore Film Society’s 60th birthday celebration screening: the premiere of the documentary Shirkers, directed by Sandi Tan.
February 16, 2018
Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival is fast establishing itself as a premier “destination festival,” and even more impressively, defying more and more each year the cliched trappings that come with the label.
November 21, 2017
Call Me By Your Name was hailed by many at Sundance Film Festival as this edition’s best, and given its ingredients the raves were hardly surprising.
October 12, 2017
Movie Maker Academy is a response to the questions Nick Polizzi and Jeff Shojai were fielding from indie filmmaker friends impressed by their success.
August 11, 2017
Bitch centers on suburban housewife Jill, whose day to day is entirely overwhelmed with looking after her emotionally absent husband and their brood.
July 27, 2017
I go to Mammoth for a very different reason than the million-plus annual ski visitors’—i.e. to attend the Mammoth Lakes Film Festival.
May 16, 2017
The typical three-year-old fest is in the process of finding its feet both logistically and artistically. Bentonville Film Festival isn’t most festivals.
February 15, 2017
Watching KEDi, you’re struck over and over again by the therapeutic quality of feline company and how wide a swath of Istanbul’s citizenry they’ve affected.
February 3, 2017
In this clip, Call Me By Your Name’s director Luca Guadagnino and editor Walter Fasano reveal that the entire film was shot with just one lens.
February 1, 2017
We spoke with director, writer and actress Marianna Palka and actor Jason Ritter from the film Bitch, which premiered in Sundance’s Midnight program.
January 20, 2017
Climate activists, rejoice: new support systems for environmentalist filmmaking are sprouting up, and there’s one name behind the curtain—Redford.
November 22, 2016
The deceptively simple Punch-Drunk Love packs a formal wallop. Let’s talk about the elements that tie it all together, in Criterion’s new Blu-ray edition.
November 18, 2016
Hawaii International Film Festival is now in its 36th year, captained by Executive Director Robert Namath and programmed by Anderson Le and Anna Page.
September 12, 2016
Somewhere in the mountains of the Eastern Sierra Nevada, off Route 395 near Yosemite National Park, is the Mammoth Lakes Film Festival.
May 11, 2016
In the 40 years since Terence Davies began his cinematic career, he has made eight features and three shorts, and sometimes gone eight years between output.
April 14, 2016
Alamo Drafthouse CEO Tim League has penned a statement emphasizing his belief that texting is an enemy of cinema, in reply to comments from Adam Aron.
March 10, 2016
Laura Gabbert’s new documentary is City of Gold, whose subject is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold, L.A.’s most astute cultural anthropologist. By documenting the one man as he moves through his hometown empire, the film become about, well, everything.
February 19, 2016
Few cities have had such a dramatic and tumultuous history as Berlin since the turn of the 20th century—the period marked by the evolution of cinema as a medium and art form.
January 29, 2016
Jeff Vespa has been the Sundance Film Festival’s official photographer since 2003, a post that gives him the unusual privilege of capturing his mega-famous subjects in a more informal, unguarded atmosphere than most.
January 27, 2016
Director’s Cut, Adam Rifkin and Penn Jillette’s warped comedy about obsession and moviemaking, opened the 22nd Slamdance Film Festival on […]
December 22, 2015
Welcome to the world of low-budget indie costume design, where resourcefulness, street smarts and a knack for efficient management will take a film further than you’d imagine.
December 2, 2015
I was in Honolulu for the Hawaii International Film Festival. The perverseness of the situation hit hard, I’ll admit. Faced with glittering beaches, dreamy, enveloping greenery, and the prospect of an endless array of seafood
October 1, 2015
If you’ve seen Ben Mendelsohn onscreen, chances are you’ve been afraid of him. The Australian actor has played some of the most magnetically menacing characters in recent memory: the vicious oldest son of a Melbourne crime family in Animal Kingdom, the hard-as-nails convict in Starred Up, the glowering prodigal-come-scapegoat in Netflix’s Bloodline.
September 4, 2015
Break Point presents what is likely the most realistic fictional tennis ever captured onscreen.